Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
mistake you make on defense could lead for take run. every mistake you make on offense takes away a run. everything is magnified and you're talking about confidence going into game four, there's no carryover. once game three is over, there's no carry jove. you could say nationals have the -- carryover. you could say nationals have the momentum, but you don't know. that's why we're all here to watch. >> reporter: that's why we play the game, as they say. thank you guys. we appreciate your time and look forward to hearing you make another heroic call tonight. lesli, back to you. >> thank you, derek and friends. >>> both democrats and republicans are talking about last night's vice presidential debate, both campaigns hoping to seize momentum provided by vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan, but the debates threw new questions about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. we have usa politics editor paul singer. we were talking before the debate started and you were saying biden would have to defend foreign policy especially after loss of life in benghazi. >> yeah.
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
institute he will strengthen america's defense as commander in chief. and that president obama has failed to lead on the world stage, especially in the middle east. the obama campaign is already pushing back with a new ad, highlighting some of romney's foreign policy missteps. >> even republican experts said romney's remarks were the worst possible reaction to what happened. >> it's clear the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. need help defending them. >> polls show voters favor obama. dedicating a national monument to latino labor leader, cesar chavez. >>> the league of women voters are sponsoring tonight's debate between george allen and tim kaine. they both want jim webb's senate seat. that debate is expected at 8:00. you can watch it live at wusa9.com. >>> the u.s. marine ban and corps color guard took part in a special columbus day celebration. marks the 150th anniversary of the national columbus memorial in front of union station. unveiled that statue in 1912. the national park service along with the national columbus celebration ass
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
these alleged disgusting acts. sandusky and his defense team promised an appeal inassistant they were not given sufficient time to prepare for the trial. >> today, it will be jerry sandusky's rights and you'll say, waited wait a minute, i need more time. >> his words were no match of the gut wrenching testimony of four of his six victims. it will be inside me for ever. you said you were the tickle monster so you could touch my 11-year-old body. finally, he forced me to touch him. he called it horseplay. only later did i understand the sexual assault. i'm troubled by flashbacks of his naked body. one by one, they detailed the physical and emotional anguish inflicted by sandusky and the betrayal of the father figure they became to trust. >> beforehanding down the sentence, the judge addressed the victims directly. he said it's for your courage and not for the assault that you will be remembered. live from bellefonte, pennsylvania, i'm andrea mccarren, back to you. >> chilling testimony even now. andrea, thank you. jerry sandusky's refusal to admit guilt, we have seen this before and in fact,
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and a lot of sports fans mourning the loss of football great alex karras. the former defensive lineman for the detroit lions who later found success in his acting career died today. karras was noted for his role in the 1974 comedy classic blazing saddles and the abc sitcom webster. he was also a darned good commentator on monday night football as well. alex karras, 77 years old. >>> coming up a sack of gold nets more than just a bull. we'll show you how this young deer was set free up. >> next a surveillance video shows you just how lucky a young hit and run victim is to be alive. >> don't forget we're always on at www.wusa9.com. stay with us. we'll be right back. >>> caught on tape, a pedestrian literally mowed down by a hit and run driver. somehow he lives to tell the tale. this is surveillance video from over the weekend in charlotte, north carolina. that's shawn lewis running across the street. check this out. >> oh, no. >> yeah. he flipped 10 feet in the air. that suv driver stopped, gets out, but seconds later he jumps back in and drives away. a little dazed, amazingly get up and